Kevin Zraly is an American wine educator and the founder of the Windows on the World Wine School, who has been described as America’s most famous and. The Windows on the World Complete Wine Course is simply the bestselling wine book in the United States—it’s a classic. And this new edition contains an. Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course (revised & updated edition). New York: Sterling Epicure, I don’t know if Kevin.

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I will check them again and update my review when I’m done reading the book. Don’t take the book too quickly; it was designed to be for an 8 week om. I’m sure ill pick this one up again in the future, it’s just that I’m not that excited to do so. I liked the little tips sprinkled throughout and that the writing wasn’t overly technical.

So, I took a wine course and this was the book.

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course by Kevin Zraly

I have plotted out a series of personal tastings over the next 8 weeks using Kevin’s book as a framework. Still, it got me started, though I think I was already started before reading it.

Email required Address never made public. If you were like me and want to know about the subject of wine but do not know oh to start, I would say to pick up this book and start reading. As a wine student, I liked having it as a resource and study aide, but it was also a really enjoyable read. But I gather his self-conducted wine course came to the end of its long and successful road last night in Manhattan.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The paragraph headings are topical and relevant to the industry of the moment, but if keeping up with trends and changes appeals, it would make more sense to invest in a good monthly wine rag and build a library of classic wine reference materials. I have both a hard copy version, and a digital. Wimdows the world of wine from the renowned reds of Burgundy and California to the cutting-edge whites of Washington State and New Zealand, this newly revised and expanded edition features windpws new photographs, a wealth of enlightening infographics, clear maps of each region, guided tastings, and the best value wines for each country, and hundreds of labels to help keviin identify onn worth tasting.

It was written well from beginning to end. Jan 11, Permies. It is attractive and useful, not distracting as is so often the case.

It even has a chapter on sensation and wine tasting. Write a customer review.

I really have enjoyed reading this and referring back to it as I open new bottles. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It is lacking in depth in some places, i found the italy and spain segments to be unfairly cursory, but to be fair they are head-achingly complex and that’s what the extended reading is for.


I’m a long way from being a wine snob, but if that’s your goal, this book would certainly help you. Excellent guide to wines from around the world. A great overview with references to additional books for many types of wine if you want more in-depth knowledge.

The Beat Goes On: Kevin Zraly’s Windows on the World Wine Course

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I was recommended this book for the Sommelier exam which I am aiming to take in a few months. See all customer images. I had a previous edition of this book and do not feel the update was worth the purchase. Relevant to me a big Riesling fan is some info on German wines: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

Written in a question-and-answer format, the section is coauthored zral Wendy Dubit, an expert on the subject. Apparently, more than 18, people have taken this course.

It describes the various types, where they are grown, how to understand zrraly differences in quality, how to select which to buy, etc. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.